periaqueductal love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Situated around the aqueduct of the brain.

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  • adjective anatomy literally surrounding the aqueduct; usually in reference to periaqueductal grey, or some other part of anatomy.

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Examples

  • However, as the predator moved closer, the brain activity shifted to a region of the brain responsible for more primitive behaviour, namely the periaqueductal grey.

    Boing Boing

  • One example is the region known as the periaqueductal gray PAG, which is a major coordinator of emotional responses.

    Mind Wide Open

  • One example is the region known as the periaqueductal gray PAG, which is a major coordinator of emotional responses.

    Mind Wide Open

  • One example is the region known as the periaqueductal gray PAG, which is a major coordinator of emotional responses.

    Mind Wide Open

  • One example is the region known as the periaqueductal gray PAG, which is a major coordinator of emotional responses.

    Mind Wide Open

  • One important reason breathing affects mood and pain is because of its impact upon a part of the brain known as the periaqueductal gray area, or PAG.

    Meditation as Medicine

  • One important reason breathing affects mood and pain is because of its impact upon a part of the brain known as the periaqueductal gray area, or PAG.

    Meditation as Medicine

  • The periaqueductal grey is associated with quick-response survival mechanisms, which include fight, flight and freezing.

    Boing Boing

  • Controlled by the periaqueductal grey, an area of grey matter in the mid-brain, known to have a role in the suppression of pain in men but perhaps not in women.

    Brain differences (continued)

  • Controlled by the periaqueductal grey, an area of grey matter in the mid-brain, known to have a role in the suppression of pain in men but perhaps not in women.

    Archive 2008-07-01

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